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On the Couch with Gaye

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

If you frequent the forum, then you’ve probably had the pleasure of chatting with the lovely and genuinely nice Sweetdrk1! Check out her story: Hello CurlyNikki, first thank you so much for creating a place that I can call home. I have met (virtually) people that will always be a part of my life and for that I thank…

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On the Couch with Natasha

By Curly Nikki 36 Comments

Hi Nikki, I’ve been natural for about 10 years. I started off with locs, cut them all off, and then went back to locs again. I decided to comb out my 2nd set of locs after about 2 years……a very time consuming and painful task…..and I lost a lot of hair in that process. As a result, my hair has…

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Natural Hair Celebrity- Chrisette Michele

By Curly Nikki 73 Comments

Grammy award winning singer, songwriter, poet, and actress, Chrisette Michele, is naturally curly… again! The industry mogul has Big Chopped for the third time and looks stunning and all the more confident. In an exclusive interview, she reveals all, and the best part is that she answers YOUR questions! For Freedom Not For Beauty There’s a beauty that lives so…

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On the Couch With Jacqueline

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

Jacqui, an illustration major, recently did a piece about hair and societal pressures. She shared it with me… and I’m sharing it with you! “Societal Standards” by Jacqueline D. Moranti The point of my illustration was to show a conflict one might struggle with. I chose to make it about hair. I’ve been natural for about 14 months now, it’s…

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On the Couch With HzlGrnExoticButterfly

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

Meet Ms. Exotic Beauty… after a relaxer disaster she found that rocking her natural hair makes her feel ‘unique, fly, sexy, beautiful, exotic and glamorous’! Nikki! I’m finally going to sit on the couch after stalking you for a year and a half. Lol; I’m so creepy. I’ve been completely natural since August 1, 2008 when I did my BC….

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On the Couch With Jamaicanmecurly

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

Flat Twist-Out It was November 11, 2009 and I was once again torturing myself with a touch-up relaxer. Eight times out of 10, a touch up relaxer meant pain for me but I did it—because “a woman’s hair is her beauty.” That’s what I was taught to believe by the adult women in my life. I have been putting chemicals…

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Interview with Tracie Thoms

By Curly Nikki 39 Comments

Head over to to check out the interview! She was very candid and answered most of your questions too! Here’s the link: I get tons of emails from you divas with requests to interview particular curly singers and actresses… I do the best that I can… seeking out the curly beauties and humbly asking them for a slot…

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On the Couch With Raven

By Curly Nikki 27 Comments

Meet Rae… young, intelligent, driven, and CURLY! Bonjour Nik! (No. I’m not French. Very Southern fried!) My name is Raven. I’m 18, and I’ve been au-so-naturale since July 21, 2009. I’ve been thinking about going natural for years(yes, even since I was little and LOVED the girls with the ‘big, wild, curly hair’), but I finally decided to do it…

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MahoganyCurls Celebrates 1 Year!

By Curly Nikki 41 Comments

MahoganyCurls is celebrating her 1 year natural anniversary and she is sharing her progress with the community! Ladies, I think we’ve lost our TWA guru… that ain’t no TWA no more 😉 Nik, It has been a year since I went natural and I wanted to share my hair journey with the lovely ladies on this site! I love…

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On the Couch With Cicely J.

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Hey Nikki, I visited your site after I saw you on Tyra and I am soooooo excited. I didn’t realize there was such a forum for us au naturel gurls! I have been wearing my hair natural all of my life minus the times in my teenage years I was burning it out bi-weekly getting it pressed. Back then I…

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